It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.
All-Star pitchers Cole Hamels and Matt Cain hit homers in the same inning, and Gregor Blanco drove in the tiebreaking run with a drag bunt single in the 10th to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.
Cliff Lee threw 10 innings of shutout ball, but the Phillies offense didn’t produce a run and Philadelphia lost to the Giants 1-0 in 11 innings.
Matt Cain pitched into the eighth inning to outduel Cole Hamels and lead the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.
Giants go up 2-1 in NLCS.
Charlie Manuel has been through enough postseasons to recognize special pitching matchups this time of year.